The Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit corporation, registered in the State of New York, formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation’s first set of scholarships and study grants were awarded in 1998.


2022 Scholarships and grants awarded 

Twelve applicants from ten Caribbean countries have been offered scholarships and study grants from the CTO Scholarship Foundation for the 2022/23 academic year, after new donors joined existing sponsors in responding to the foundation’s plea for funding.

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Our Objective

The Foundation supports individuals who are nationals of CTO member countries interested in pursuing studies in tourism, hospitality and foreign language training, who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and leadership, and who express a strong interest in making a contribution to the development of Caribbean tourism.

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Scholarship & Grant Awardees

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Lisa Howard
Lisa Howard
The Interval International Award I received in September 2013 allowed me to successfully complete the final semester of studies to obtain a Master of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University. The…
Barbados
Mykerline Brice
Mykerline Brice
Woooowww! It is such a privilege for me to be a Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Foundation Scholarship recipient. Words can’t exactly describe how happy I felt when I received the Award letter. My name is Mykerline J.…
Haiti
Janelle Taylor
Janelle Taylor
I am writing in appreciation of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Foundation study grant received in September 2010 in the amount of US$2,500.   I was extremely honoured to be a recipient of the grant. The grant…
Jamaica

Latest News


Record Number of Caribbean Nationals Receive 2022 Tourism Scholarships From Regional Charity

SOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey (2 August 2022) - The collective dreams of a record number of Caribbean students who are pursuing further education in tourism and related subjects are closer to becoming a reality with financial support from the region’s premier tourism education charity.

Twelve applicants from ten Caribbean countries have been offered scholarships and study grants from the CTO Scholarship Foundation for the 2022/23 academic year, after new donors joined existing sponsors in responding to the foundation’s plea for funding.

CTO Scholarship Foundation Adds Funding For New Studies

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (8 April 2021) – For the first time since its founding 24 years ago, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation will this year fund a scholarship for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects.

The foundation is this year introducing the Thomas J. Greenan Scholarship, which will provide financial support to Caribbean nationals pursuing qualification in this field or in community-based or sustainable tourism.